The highest category in the taxonomic hierarchy is

1. Kingdom

2. Phylum

3. Class

4. Species

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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The system of the naming of organisms was developed by

1. Robert Hooke

2. Carolus Linnaeus

3. T. Schwann

4. Ernst Mayr

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Taxa with least number of common characteristics are

1. Felis and Panthera

2. Potato, Brinjal and Makoi

3. Polymoniales and Poales

4. Arthropoda and Angiosperms

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Select the incorrect match with respect to the given taxonomic categories of wheat.

1. Genus - Triticum

2. Family - aestivum

3. Order- Poales

4. Class - Monocotyledonae

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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The total number and types of organisms on earth represents the

1. Taxonomy

2. Biodiversity

3. Classification

4. Systematics

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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How many of the following are correct match ?

a. Biodiversity - Number and type of organisms present on earth.
b. Nomenclature - Standardise the naming of living organism 
c. Biological names - Generally in Latin and written in Greek
d. Classification - Classified into different taxa 

1. Four

2. Three

3. Two

4. One

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Choose the correct from the followings:- 

1. Mangifera, is a name of species

2. Polymoniales, is a name of family

3. Dicotyledonae, is a name of division

4. Triticum, is a name of genus

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature | Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Both the words in a biological name when handwritten are underlined or printed in italics to indicate :-

1. They are endangered

2. They are living

3. Their latin origin

4. Now they are extinct

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Which of the following ‘suffixes’ used for units of classification in plants indicates a taxonomic category of ‘family’?
1.   — Ales

2.   - Onae

3.  — Aceae

4.   - Ae

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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The term ‘systematics’ refers to
1.  identification and study of organ systems

2.  identification and preservation of plants and animals

3.  diversity of kinds of organisms and their relationship

4.  study of habitats of organisms and their classification

Subtopic:  Systematics & Type study |
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